Technical Excellence

Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management and Sponge Cities

Sustainable Urban Stormwater Management and Sponge Cities

Exploring cleaner, more cost-effective alternatives to conventional drainage systems

November 19, 2019 2 min read By: Angelos Findikakis, Senior Principal Engineer and Bechtel Fellow
Catholic University, Bechtel Collaborate to Advance DOE Mission

Catholic University, Bechtel Collaborate to Advance DOE Mission

As the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant ramps up its commissioning phase, Bechtel explored the many contributions made by scientists, universities, and vendors from across the country that have made this first-of-its-kind facility possible. The story of The Catholic University of America’s Vitreous State Laboratory is just one example of these many contributions and how the U.S. Department of Energy and Bechtel have incorporated expertise from around the globe to construct the plant.

October 25, 2019 8 min read By: Tina Banks, Public Affairs Specialist
Differentiating Between Acoustic and Flow-Induced Vibration

Differentiating Between Acoustic and Flow-Induced Vibration

October 18, 2019 1 min read By: Matt Jaouhari, Global Functional Manager of Pipe Stress and PD&P Deputy Chief Engineer
Bechtel Leads the Way on Seismic Structural Engineering

Bechtel Leads the Way on Seismic Structural Engineering

Bechtel has been the industry leader in designing and building earthquake-resistant structures for more than 70 years and maintains an Earthquake Engineering Center.

September 04, 2019 3 min read By: Brian James, Business Communications Specialist
Cheniere Energy Sabine Pass LNG Case Study

Cheniere Energy Sabine Pass LNG Case Study

This paper sheds light on the economics, technology/design features, execution facets, and operational flexibility of Sabine Pass LNG project, as well as provides some detailed on the startup and commissioning aspects of the first two trains.

June 04, 2019 By: Pradeep Pillai, LNG Technology Group Manager
Compressed Gas Energy Storage

Compressed Gas Energy Storage

This paper addresses an alternative solution to concerns pertaining to conventional compressed air energy storage, including utilizing an existing and operational natural gas storage facility in a simultaneous capacity for energy storage.

April 22, 2019 By: John Gülen, Senior Principal Engineer
Stability of Excavations in Karst for Deep Underground Stations of Lines 1 and 2 of Riyadh Metro Project

Stability of Excavations in Karst for Deep Underground Stations of Lines 1 and 2 of Riyadh Metro Project

Vertical excavation techniques & support measures in the soil & associated rock properties for the Riyadh Metro Project are described here.

April 13, 2019 By: Joan Aranda Gelabert , Senior Geotechnical Engineer
PLC-Based Real-Time Rheological Process Analyzers for Non-Newtonian Processes

PLC-Based Real-Time Rheological Process Analyzers for Non-Newtonian Processes

Designing and deploying process analyzers capable of providing real-time rheological characterization of non-Newtonian processes continues to be a challenge.

April 15, 2018 By: Michael Mwembeshi, Senior Control Systems Engineer